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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
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December 13, 2018 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump rose to power. Maria Butina, 30, agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
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December 10, 2018 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government has likely taken a plea deal, prosecutors indicated Monday in a court filing that said her case has been "resolved." The information was included in a filing in the case against Maria Butina. Her lawyers and...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to Argentina to attend the G20 summit.
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November 29, 2018 - 11:46 am
By Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he headed to the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels as a source of...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
November 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin
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October 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that if the United States deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will have to target the nations that would host them. The stern statement follows U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement over the weekend that he...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets with the students while visiting the Sirius Educational Centre for Gifted Children during the traditional opening of the school year known as the "Day of Knowledge" in Sochi, Sept. 1, 2018.
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September 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian state-owned television channel has a new weekly current affairs program devoted to President Vladimir Putin. The first episode of "Moscow. Kremlin. Putin." aired on Sunday night, stressing the Russian president's work to address various crises and stay in touch with ordinary...
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In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill following exposure to the Russian-developed nerve agent Novichok.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File
August 09, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Susannah George and Matthew Lee, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — New sanctions against Russia will be imposed later this month for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year, the United States said. The...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats
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August 02, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By Jeremy Diamond (CNN) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday that Russia is continuing to pursue its efforts to interfere in the U.S. political system and said President Donald Trump has "specifically directed" the U.S. intelligence community to make countering election...
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An elderly woman holds a poster reads "Want to Retire, it's time to change the authority!" during a rally protesting retirement age hikes in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
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July 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially hike the age at which Russian men and women can receive their state retirement pensions. A crowd estimated at more than 10,000 attended a protest in Moscow that was called by the...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 25, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia on Wednesday, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea. As members of the...
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